• Baseball: A game of and for the ages

    Roughly 15 million people watched each of the six games between Boston and St. Louis on TV last month, while here in the Phoenix metroplex a concurrent amateur World Series sparked every bit as much passion, maybe even more, among 324 adult baseball teams. So, …

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  • Letter to the Editor

    Wake up, veterans To the Editor: Veterans Day is coming up. We want to say “thank you, veterans” for what you have done for our country, our children and grandchildren. Wake up, veterans, wives and widows! Do you not care anymore? We have close to 50 veterans …

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  • Touch screens can lead to being out of touch

    There’s no question that the rise of touch screens has made our lives just a little bit easier. Need a quick recipe while scanning the pantry for ingredients? Easy to pull up on the tablet. Want to check the weather to see if you need …

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  • Ole Miss Rebs, Freeze prep for ‘scary’ Hogs

    OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — University of Mississippi Coach Hugh Freeze uses the word “scary” to describe the Arkansas Razorbacks. Considering the Razorbacks are winless in the Southeastern Conference, that might seem like a touch of hyperbole. But Freeze is adamant that Arkansas’ first-year Coach Bret …

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  • Seriously, Goodell teaches moms to tackle ‘safely’

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell came to town to teach mothers how to tackle safely. I am not making this up. The event, sponsored by the league and the Chicago Bears, was titled “Football Safety Clinic for Moms.” The intent, no doubt, …

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  • Bronco guard leaves NFL, $1 million behind

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — John Moffitt wasn’t unhappy with a lack of playing time in Denver. He quit the NFL because he’d lost his love for the game and was tired of risking his health. The third-year guard from Wisconsin called the Broncos from his …

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  • Dorothy Jones

    Dorothy L. Pace Jones, 83, of Batesville (Bethesda Community) died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013 at her home. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Roller-Crouch Funeral Home Chapel in Batesville with Alan West officiating. Burial will be at Oaklawn Cemetery. Pallbearers will be …

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  • Newark changes trash pickup

    NEWARK — The city offices at Newark will be closed Monday for Veterans Day. The garbage route will run on Tuesday instead of Monday.

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  • On a mission: Richardsons go to Haiti

    CAVE CITY — For four to six months out of the year Eric and Bethany Richardson live out of a suitcase and usually without electricity in one of the poorest countries in the world — Haiti. The couple works for Praying Pelican Missions, setting up …

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  • Missing – Trail goes cold in Batesville

    When Kristin Crawford didn’t touch the money in her checking account on the first of the month, her family began to fear the worst. Crawford is now listed as a missing person, and her last known activity on her debit card was on Sept. 26 …

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  • Teens will be prosecuted for sexting

    When two students decided to send each other sexual photos of themselves, they broke the law. While they are certainly not the first ones engaging in this activity they are the first being charged with it in Independence County. In the last legislative session the …

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  • BB gun prompts lockdown

    NEWARK — The Cedar Ridge School was on lockdown for a short time Monday for precaution after someone said they saw a man near the school with a gun. Independence County Sheriff Steve Jeffery said it was later learned an elderly man was just trying …

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